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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 72–73 | Cite as

Echogenic kidneys and medullary calcium deposition in a young child with Glycogen Storage Disease type 1a

  • J. J. A. Fick
  • F. J. A. Beek
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Abstract

We report the case of a young child with Glycogen Storage Disease (GSD) type-Ia who developed echogenic kidneys, medullary calcium deposition and disturbance of renal function. These severe renal abnormalities are seen in young adults whose GSD-I has been ineffectively treated. Renal disease can be considered a major problem in GSD-I.

Keywords

Public Health Calcium Renal Function Young Child Young Adult 
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© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. A. Fick
    • 1
  • F. J. A. Beek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

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